Application Deadline Tuesday September 3
Juror Selections September 6-14
Notifications (via email) Wednesday September 15
Drop off September 28, 11 am-5 pm
Open for Visitors Friday October 1, 10 am-5 pm
Awards Reception October 1 at 6-8. 7 pm streamed on Facebook
Educator Reception for VAEA Conference, October 16, 5-7 pm
Artists Talks October 31, 3-4 pm
Special Rules: Any media or subject matter allowed, see general rules below.
Eligibility: Open to Local Artists (must be able to drop off work in person)
Entry Fee: $30 for up to three pieces
30% of sales retained by The Artists Gallery for Invitational Artists
25% of sales retained by The Artists Gallery for AG Artists
Liability and Permission:
By submitting your art, you understand and agree that the Virginia Beach Art Center and The Artists Gallery are not responsible and cannot be held liable for any damages to artworks during and after this exhibition. You give us permission to use images of your artwork for marketing purposes.
Drop Off Art:
The deadline for drop off is Tuesday, September 28, at 5 PM (shipped art may arrive Sept. 23-28) No works will be accepted after Tuesday at 5 pm. If you cannot drop off on Tuesday, please arrange for an EARLY drop off the Sunday before.
Posters and postcards/handouts will be available at drop off.
Opening Events: (Updates on Covid-19 Protocol will be available before the event)
Gallery Open: Friday September 3, from 10 am - 5 pm at the Virginia Beach Art Center
Awards presentation 7 pm, streamed on Facebook LIVE
ARTIST TALKS (optional): Sunday October 31, from 3pm to 4pm.
Artists are invited to an informal "Artist Talk" to discuss their works with members of the public.
Art pick up is Tuesday November 2, 10 am-5 pm.
Art may be taken home after 4 pm by those who participate in the art talk.
No pick up before 4 pm on Sunday, October 31.
The artist is responsible for shipping costs to and from the art center.
All shipped works must arrive between September 23-28, 2021 without exception. Hand-delivered works are accepted by 5 pm on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Artists must issue pre-paid return labels for their works through UPS or FedEx to be returned. Place return label in the box with the artwork. We do not arrange return shipping in any other manner. Please, NO PACKING PEANUTS.
Works should be shipped in reusable packaging and containers for return. Clearly indicate any unpacking and re-packing instructions for return of works. Works that do not include a return label and works that are not picked up within one month of the end of the exhibition become property of the Virginia Beach Art Center.
Affix a label on the back of artwork with Artist name and Title.
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Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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